In a dramatic change in strategy, Google Fiber has paused plans to roll out fiber optic cables across a number of U.S. cities, as the company reevaluates its strategy to use mainly wireless to provide high-speed Internet service.
Recent events have made clear the scale, complexity, and (especially) volatility of the internet is on the rise. As enterprises migrate infrastructure and services to the cloud and increase reliance on public internet for internal and
Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices was at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies.
Marketing companies are targeting children worldwide on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an "unfair and deceptive" business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
The UK has an online age-checking plan to stop kids from watching porn, but there are no privacy safeguards. Porn-browsing adults would also hit an Age Gate which might verify age via banking, electoral information or social media...
Digital mapping company Esri has partnered with crowdsourcing traffic app maker Waze to help city governments and drivers communicate more efficiently about traffic conditions, including construction delays and accidents.